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Get the facts about carbs and get serious about improving your health
Curious about going low-carb? This plain-English guide explains the latest research...
Count your carbs — and count on managing your diabetes
Living with diabetes doesn't have to mean giving up all of your favorite foods. Carbs from healthy foods boost nutrition and supply essential fuel for your brain and body....
Shown in front of the recently opened Diabetic Delites are the store co-owners Chris Lill, left, and Jeff Tabler, right, with Samantha Loghan, the store manager. The store specializes in low-carbohydrate and sugar-free foods and drinks, and it has a
Choose carbs wisely. Avoid processed grains and starches like bagels, white pasta and sugary foods. These foods are typically low in nutrients and hold on to water after digestion, which increases water retention. Choose high-fiber crackers, vegetable
A preliminary case study also found a link between diet and breast cancer prevention. The early results suggest that a ketogenic diet, which is low carb, supplemented with vitamin D reversed expression of HER2, a gene that is a risk factor for
UPDATED: Strictly speaking, it's not correct to call Cape Town sports scientist Prof Tim Noakes' low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diet 'Banting', but he doesn't mind if you do. The eponymous William Banting was fat – a heavily overweight, ailing British
“It has been interpreted as a low carb, no-grain diet – similar to Atkins – but the publicised form isn't quite how it was,” says registered nutritionist and dietitian Sue Baic, co-author of Nutrition For Dummies. “Actually, the paleo diets had quite a